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Faculty Position Opening
Tenure Track Marine Biology/Ecology and Biological Oceanography faculty positions in the Department of Oceanography, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) is one of the top research universities in Taiwan ( It is situated on the seashore of the “Southern Capital City” Kaohsiung, which provides convenient international access to the Kaohsiung International Airport and plenty of open space in the city. With a population of 2.7 million and extended subways and bus routes, the seaport-based bustling Kaohsiung city offers vibrant activities seasoned with cuisines from various regions of the world. The campus of NSYSU sits where the mountain and the beach meet, one of the most beautiful sceneries in Taiwan. Based on the proximity to the airport, seaport, and ocean, the College of Marine Sciences was strategically designated as a key by the Education Ministry of Taiwan to attract top scientists since its establishment in the 1980s. The university owns and operates an 800-ton research vessel ( to support oceanographic research and teaching.
The Department of Oceanography of NSYSU is looking to recruit two tenure-track faculty members in the areas of Marine Biology/Ecology and Biological Oceanography. Besides, we plan to recruit one to two faculty members with expertise in Marine Geology, Physical Oceanography, or other oceanography disciplines in the near future.
The ranks and salaries at the appointment of these positions will be commensurate with the experience and achievements of the candidates. Candidates must have 1) a Ph.D. degree in one of the disciplines above and more than two years of postdoctoral training if the candidates obtained his/her doctoral degree recently; 2) more than two years of research work in total conducted out of Taiwan during his/her doctoral study and postdoctoral work; 3) capability of lecturing in Mandarin and English; 4) a good track of research publications. These positions will be available until they are filled.
Applicants should send a cover letter to declare qualifications and specify the position he/she applying for, a CV, the name and affiliation of three referees, and a statement of research and teaching interests using email to:
Prof. Guan-Yu Chen (, Cc. Ms. Fanta Hsu (
Department of Oceanography
National Sun Yat-sen University
Kaohsiung, Taiwan 80424